2019 Food Bank of the Rockies Volunteering Opportunity
To align with the annual CU in the Community
campaign held this year from December 10, 2018 through March 29, 2019, Staff Council coordinated with the Food Bank of the Rockies to offer multiple opportunities in February 2019 for staff to sign up to volunteer in their warehouse. Over 100 particpants from CU Anschutz and CU Denver signed up to volunteer at Food Bank of the Rockies! Thank you to everyone who was able to volunteer at their organization and any organization to participate in the CU in the Community campaign!
2018 Coats for Colorado Coat Drive
The state's annual Coats for Colorado drive runs from Oct 1 to Nov 30 each year. This year, Staff Council promoted locations on the campuses where people could drop off coats to donate. Volunteers hosted bins and dropped off coat donations at participating Dependable Cleaners locations. Between CU Denver and CU Anschutz, over 375 coats were collected and donated from the donation bins and from donations at the Burrito Breakfasts. Thank you to everyone who donated a coat and to our volunteers who hosted bins and helped at the events!
2018 Staff Appreciation Burrito Breakfasts
In October and November 2018, Staff Council held Staff Appreciation Burrito Breakfasts at the CU Denver and CU Anschutz campuses. Staff Council also hosted donation stations for Coats for Colorado to collect coats at the events and held raffles for the chance to win a prize. Over 120 coats were collected between the events and over 1,300 burritos were served to staff who attended. Thank you to our staff for all you do!
2018 CU Denver and CU Anschutz Annual Block Parties
In August and September 2018, CU Denver and CU Anschutz held their annual block parties on the campuses. CU Denver had around 40 booths and it was a green event! At CU Anschutz, there were 140 booths with 21 food vendors and it broke attendance records with 3,500 attendees! Staff Council had a booth at both events and handed out swag to attendees and also had a fun game for people to play to try to win prizes. Thanks to everyone who attended!
2018 School Supply Drive
In July and August 2018, University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus Staff Council teamed up again with Community-Campus Partnerships and the Aurora Public Schools Welcome Center to sponsor a school supply drive to help collect supplies for children in our local communities. Over 1,200 total supplies were collected including items such as backpacks, lunch boxes, folders, notebooks, crayons, scissors, and markers etc. Thank you to everyone who was able to donate!
2018 Bike to Work Day
Denver's 2018 Bike to Work Day was held on Wednesday June 27th and CU Anschutz and CU Denver served as stations for participating riders. Between both campuses, over 350 riders checked in at the stations! Groups from CU Denver and CU Anschutz and external vendors handed out items such as food and swag. At CU Anschutz, Staff Council had a table and passed out bike reflectors. Thanks to everyone who participated in this fun event!
2018 National Donut Day
Friday June 1st was National Donut Day and Staff Council celebrated by handing out free donuts at CU Denver and CU Anschutz. Between the campuses, over 1000 donuts were given away!
2018 Staff Council Snack Appreciation Events
This spring, Staff Council held Snack Appreciation events at CU Denver and CU Anschutz. The snack giveaways included a variety of delicious treats such as popcorn, chocolate, fruit, candy, pretzels, cookies, and more! At CU Anschutz, a total of 650 people attended and around 300 people attended at CU Denver! Thank you to everyone who came by to enjoy the snacks!
2018 Food Bank of the Rockies Volunteering Opportunity for
CU in the Community Participants
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus Staff Council reserved volunteer slots for CU faculty/staff to sign up during the week of February 12-16, 2018. There were 100 participants! Thank you to everyone who was able to volunteer their time.
Staff Council 2017 Coat Drive with
Dependable Cleaners - Coats for Colorado
The CU Denver | Anschutz Staff Council collected 532 coats for the Coats for Colorado! Thanks to everyone that was able to donate.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus - Staff Appreciation Snack Bar Party
2017 Staff Council Chancellor in the Community Event at
Food Bank of the Rockies
Staff Council 2016 Coat Drive with
Dependable Cleaners - Coats for Colorado
The CU Denver | Anschutz Staff Council collected 325 coats for the Coats for Colorado! Thanks to everyone that was able to donate.
CU Anschutz Block Party 2016
CU Denver Block Party 2016
CU Denver Bike to Work Day 2016
CU Anschutz Bike to Work Day 2016